From Tuesday noon until Wednesday noon, the total number of confirmed recoveries was up by 108 people to 4,575 people. Meanwhile, the total number of confirmed deaths rose by 21 people to 1,242 people.
"New 693 confirmed covid-19 cases were recorded today," the Ministry of Health's director general of disease control and prevention told a virtual press conference here on Wednesday, May 20, 2020.
In addition, the current number of persons under monitoring (ODP) is 44,703 people, while the current number of patients under surveillance (PDP) is 11,705 people.
President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo has recently instructed Coordinating Minister of Human Development and Cultural Affairs Muhadjir Effendy, Minister of Social Affairs Juliari Batubara, and Minister of Villages and Development of Disadvantaged Regions Abdul Halim Iskandar to accelerate the distribution of social safety net assistance.
The Ministry of Social Affairs has sent the funds to PT. Pos Indonesia’s account, which will later distribute the funds directly to the beneficiaries.